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Project by tomd posted 06-19-2010 07:59 AM 3758 views 8 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a basket illusion plate awhile back but was never satified with it, so I tried again but with a little different twist. Instead of a large piece of wood I used a segmented approach. These plates where all cut at the same time and are all between 16 and 17 inch in diameter and about 2 1/4 inch high.

-- Tom D





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Jack Barnhill

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#1 posted 06-19-2010 08:50 AM

There are very interesting and quite nice. I’m not a turner but, I would like to hear more about how you do this. Some close-up pictures would be great too.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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patron

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#2 posted 06-19-2010 09:05 AM

excellent work .

i don’t understand the process ,
but a blog or video ,
would sure go down nice .

very detailed ,
well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 06-19-2010 10:31 AM

Fantastic and Beautiful pieces, Tom!! I can only imagine the work that goes into them… Thank you for sharing

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 06-19-2010 11:47 AM

Beautiful pieces and excellent work. I agree that a blog would be nice to see how this is done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 06-19-2010 12:14 PM

Hi tomd: I think you have it nailed on this one. It is my favorite of the group you showed . Grand job. Thanks for sharing

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#6 posted 06-19-2010 01:11 PM

Yes..very nice…I am also up for a blog.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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Toolz

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#7 posted 06-19-2010 01:57 PM

Super work! I don’t have the patience LOL

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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huff

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#8 posted 06-19-2010 02:10 PM

Tom, Your bowls are always beautiful, but I’m in awe with these plates. You’ve really outdone yourself on these. Each one is so unique and so detailed. I’m like all the rest, would love to see a blog on how you do that.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#9 posted 06-19-2010 02:52 PM

I can’t imagine the countless hours you must have spent on these! WOW~! Nice work indeed.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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BritBoxmaker

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#10 posted 06-19-2010 02:52 PM

These are absolutely stunning. I love them all but I think you made the right choice for the eye-catcher in
pic 1. I’d appreciate a blog. I’d like to learn the technique, you’ve got me stumped! Brilliant work and thanks for sharing.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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YoungestSon

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#11 posted 06-19-2010 03:05 PM

Gorgeous. I also would like to understand the process. Nice work.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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Mary Anne

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#12 posted 06-19-2010 03:13 PM

Oh wow! These are by far the best basket illusions I’ve seen anywhere!
I’ve never had the courage to try… yet!

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choppertoo

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#13 posted 06-19-2010 03:41 PM

Wow, very nice. Just in case you’re waiting for one more person to express their interest in seeing a blog or a video count me in!
These are really neat.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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Charles Maxwell

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#14 posted 06-19-2010 03:46 PM

Art!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#15 posted 06-19-2010 03:59 PM

I agree, think we all would like to see how this “Artwork” is done.

-- Doug...

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